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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  "Don Munyak" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, <Software at doorways dot org>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] questions
 Date:  Sat, 4 Feb 2006 09:17:48 -0600
Don Munyak wrote:
>>> If I have to dedicate one of my ethernet ports to an external AP
>>> then I need another port.  Then the WRAP board is no longer
>>> attractive.  I like the idea of a single box...well two including
>>> the cable modem.  A rat's nest of individual items...well I suppose
>>> that way individual components can be replaced separately.  Have to
>>> meditate on that for a while. 
>> 
>> Many people have takes an AP apart, and put the wrap and AP in one
>> case.  In some cases they even share a power supply.  Might help...
>> 
>>  Lee
> 
> Marc
> 
> There's nothing stopping you from coming out the m0n0wall firewall LAN
> port into a switch for your LAN devices.
> 
> Then using the AP wired into one of the LAN switch ports, as well as
> any other LAN devices.
> 
> You would still be able to use OPT1 for DMZ.

Or you could go for one of the Soekris with the 2 or 4 additional
ethernet ports and use one of those for the AP. You would end up with a
WAN, LAN, WLAN, and DMZ subnets.

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James W. McKeand